At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Research
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
International student

Please note there is no closing date for these scholarships. Once an applicant suitable for the project has been found, the project will be removed from the list. A link to the list of projects can be found in the 'About the award' section below.

Award value:
Base stipend of $27,082 per annum (2018 rate), indexed annually, tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
Applications open: 
1 January 2017
Applications close: 
31 December 2019
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible you must:

    • Be studying (or intend to study) full-time and onshore in Australia.
    • Be nominated by an enrolling school or institute at UQ.
    • Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the research higher degree program.
    • Not hold a qualification at the same or a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.
    • Not be receiving a living allowance award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the RTP Scholarship living allowance rate to undertake the PhD program.
    • Not be receiving a Commonwealth funded tuition fee scholarship.

    For more information about the entry requirements for the PhD at UQ, please visit the Graduate School's website.

    Scholarship Rules:
    Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research)
    UQ Research Scholarships

These scholarships are funded by the Commonwealth Government to provide assistance for living costs to students during completion of a PhD. Scholarships are offered for projects which are aligned with recently awarded Category 1 project grants or DECRAs. Work with leading researchers, and learn to conduct research independently and think critically, while contributing to large projects of national significance. See 'About the award' for a link to the list of projects currently available.